In Japanese culture, being polite and respectful is very important. That's why it's helpful to have some basic Japanese vocab handy for your next trip to Japan. Saying "thank you" and "sorry" in the local language can make a huge difference in how you are perceived. Here are some Japanese words for meeting and greeting people, so that you can be polite in any new situation. Want to go beyond basic vocabulary and actually learn to speak Japanese? You can test it out for free!
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17 Ways to Say Yes In Japanese - Language Lesson!
But you should know… t here are many ways to say yes in Japanese. Very fun and easy way to learn Japanese. This is the literal translation and most direct way of saying yes in Japanese. It is commonly used in formal settings. Also, Japanese people like to hear this word to know that you understand or are listening to what they are saying. This literally comes from the English word okay.
The Japanese language lesson offered here is an excerpt from Transparent Language's Japanese software program. The Basic Japanese Phrases and the Japanese Phrases for Meeting and Greeting will lead you to the Japanese Dialog at the end, which shows how these survival phrases are used in conversational Japanese. Single click on the phrase to hear the Japanese pronunciation spoken by a native Japanese speaker.
The Japanese language features many beautiful sounds that come across as lyrical and lovely. This would be used to describe feelings of longing to achieve something similar to a person that you see as a role model. When said to a man, add the word wo aishiteru yo. When addressed to a woman, you would add wa aishiteru wa.